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Woman arrested after burglaries in Northumberland

Police news
Police news

Police have arrested a 31-year-old woman following burglaries in a Northumberland village.

Between 8.30pm on Tuesday and 4.45am on Wednesday, police received two reports of burglaries in Merton Way, Ponteland.

Inquiries were carried out and the woman was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods. She has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Stolen goods including an Apple Mac computer and electrical tools have also been recovered.

Inquiries into the burglaries are ongoing and anyone with information to help is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 109 06/04/16.